Finally, India’s most loved festival is here. The lights, the fireworks, the colors, the joy, Diwali comes with so many things. Diwali, the festival of lights, is also the festival of gifts. One of the most celebrated occasions in India, Diwali is associated with fortune and prosperity, and hence, it is the biggest gift giving and shopping festival in India.
The tradition of exchanging gifts and shopping is very popular during Diwali. People go out of their way to splurge themselves and their loved ones as it is associated with prosperity. In olden days, the simple rural people of India whose occupation mostly consisted of agriculture and cattle-rearing, used to exchange homemade sweets, farm produce or handcrafted decorative among them on Diwali.
The basic idea behind the tradition of exchanging Diwali Gifts is to accelerate the feeling of love, bonding, affection and appreciation. People convey their respect, good wishes, blessings, love and appreciation for their dear ones through gifts.
Today a lot of importance is given today to the quality of the gift that one is presented with not only on Diwali but also on other occasions. Choosing Diwali gifts is a big deal and here I am to guide you in your quest. Let’s begin
The most traditional of all the gifts are the sweets. The festival of lights is truly incomplete without a generous helping of these sugary delights. If you can’t decide what gift to get for your relatives and loved ones, you can always gift them a big box of assorted sweets.
Dry fruits too are a popular gift item for Diwali. Dry Fruits Pack containing a mix of several varieties of nuts, cashews, chestnuts, almonds are easily available these days in most gift shops and make for nice Diwali Gifts.
The new go go gift is the bakery products. Cupcakes and chocolates are the most loved gift and celebrating the festival of lights with a box of sugary love is the best of spreading joy this Diwali
DIYA’S AND CANDLES
Not so traditional, but, some people do like to gift each other diya’s and candles too. Designer diya’s and candle holders are very popular now a days and are usually used as gifts at corporate places.
CARDS AND FLOWERS
Simple yet elegant gifts are cards and flowers. Gifting a card with a personalized message along with some beautiful flowers can really help you brighten up someone’s day and of course someone’s Diwali.
Available in a wide range and exquisite designs, silver items are a great hit for Diwali and a favorite for aged people. The festival being a religious occasion, religious gift items made of silver like silver coins with images of idols as Lakshmi and Ganesh, puja thalis, small silver showpieces and crockery items are quite popular as Diwali Gifts. They also reflect your wishes and prayers.
Home décor like Statues, show pieces, bed sheets, curtains, stationaries, sculptures, flower vases, Feng-Shui pieces, hanging bells; home appliances like steam iron, juicers, toasters, microwave, coffee makers and rice cookers; electronic devices as mobile handsets, iPods, digital cameras, handy-cam, MP3 Players, DVD Players, PDA, cordless phones, LCD TVs and laptops; jewelers items like bracelets, rings, chains, pendants, cufflinks, tie-pins, etc are some of the popular gift items that you can exchange this Diwali.
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Wish You A Happy Diwali